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Baraboo Pottery

A pottery operated in Baraboo from 1851 to 1857 by Philip Pointon. Two earthenware pieces that initiated our research, a...

Baraboo Pottery Waster Dump Dig

The objective of this project was to learn more about the pottery produced there. There are two intact pieces of...

Berlin Potteries

For years this style of pottery has been attributed to "Whitewater" due to similarities with ware produced there. We are...

Brodhead – William Murray Pottery

An almost invisible potter, who would never show up as a potter in this state but for a single example...

Colgate – August Henschel

August Henschel was a redware potter who operated in Colgate, Waukesha County, Wisconsin from about 1856 to 1900. His work...

Fond du Lac – Henry Kummerow Pottery

Henry Kummerow was born in Mecklenburg, Germany in March of 1832 and arrived in Sheboygan as a 'day laborer' in...

Franz Schwannthaler – Potter

Franz or 'Frank' Schwanthaler is known today not by his pottery production in Milwaukee or near Hartford, Wisconsin, but rather...

Hilbert – Adolph Rehm Pottery

Adolph Rehm was born near the village of Briete outside the City of Lemgo in Lippe-Detmold on June 15, 1851,...

Kewaskum – Anton Fuchs Pottery

Anton (Anselm) Fuchs operated an earthenware pottery in Kewaskum from about 1867 to the mid-1880’s.  Prior to that he had...

Kewaunee – John Klotz Pottery

John Klotz is yet another immigrant potter who tried his luck at his old-world craft, only to find his skills...
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